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Be a great manager with these five strategies: 1. Reflect and determine where you want to improve Take a step back and reflect on your own areas of strengths and weaknesses, and this will enable you to be more effective in leading your team. A critical element of reflection is having the opportunity to receive feedback from your team about your own performance as a manager and...

Here are three reasons why consistently improving your IT skills is important: Increase in confidence and productivity Time is precious and valuable to everyone. If you want to work smarter rather than harder, constantly improving your IT skills is a no brainer. Developing these skills will allow you to feel more confident in using emerging technology and you will become faster in ...

Want to be the tong-master at your Australia Day barbecue?

The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 was developed by  Safe Work Australia  with the aim to reduce breaches of WHS practices, and ensure the health, safety and welfare of team members who may be negatively affected by work activities in the workplace. Here are three reasons why having effective procedures in place to comply with the WHS Act is essential for your workplace: Avoid...

TAFE NSW is training finance students in cloud-based accounting software for the first time in a move winning plaudits from industry, driving higher enrolments and changing the nature of graduate recruitment.

Quality content adds value by entertaining or providing insight to customers and improves their overall website authority. It takes a lot of effort to generate great content - but if done right, content enables businesses to generate leads and profits due to quality engagement and trust. Transform the way your brand interacts with their customers with these five strategies we’re...

With strong industry links with over 25,000 employers, you'll get both the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to land a job faster and succeed in your chosen career. Here's a snapshot of why you should be studying your Degree with us. 87% Student Satisfaction We received the second highest score for overall graduate satisfaction compared to universities in NSW....

The annual NSW & ACT Group Training Awards were held on Friday 13 August with four TAFE NSW apprentices winning awards including the Women in Non-Traditional Trades category!

The Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE) is a partnership between all 11 NSW universities and TAFE NSW. SSE brings together highly motivated students from a range of backgrounds, disciplines and locations across NSW to collaborate and innovate.

TAFE NSW fashion graduate Asheligh Huntley is the creative force behind the new-look Skillaroos uniforming proudly warn by 18 Australian competitors – including nine TAFE NSW students – at the 2017 WorldSkills International competition in Abu Dhabi.

Congratulations to Marcus Ulmer, the 2017 winner of the prestigious TAFE NSW Oliver C Shaul Scholarship. Marcus who studied commercial cookery at TAFE NSW Ultimo, is currently working at The Royal Sydney Golf Club at Rose Bay.

An inspiring career lies ahead for 18-year-old Broulee resident and commercial cookery apprentice Angus White after receiving a Maggie Beer Scholarship to participate in the "Creating an Appetite for Life" program.

On Monday 15 August 2017, Parliament house was host to the official launch of the Sydney School of Hospitality Excellence's new International Hospitality Service Program – an initiative developed with industry partners and TAFE NSW that aims to deliver quality trained, ambitious graduates ready for the workforce.

The masterclass will equip the local VET sector with the knowledge and skills to successfully deliver and assess to Australian standards in the Vocational Education Training (VET) environment. “The Republic of Korea’s VET system is undergoing significant change, so to be able to go over there and demonstrate how we do things at TAFE NSW is very exciting and a great opportunity for me...

This extensive research project is designed to improve awareness and create better pathways for students transitioning from secondary school to tertiary studies, and into the workforce. TAFE NSW helps students get jobs today and careers for the future, but to properly prepare students to become fully qualified members of tomorrow’s workforce, we need to have a greater understanding...

Are you a young Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander aged 15-24 years looking for a start in the electrical trade? emPOWER is a 10 week pre-apprenticeship program designed to open up amazing opportunities for young Aboriginal people in electrical apprenticeships. The program is fully funded by the Australian Government Department of Employment as part of the Empowering Youth...

Mr Toms met with TAFE NSW regional manager Kate Baxter to discuss the Connected Learning Centre’s positive impact on the region’s education, training and opportunities for students. “The Connect Learning Centre will create very exciting new opportunities, allowing a greater number of classes to be delivered in real time, over a more flexible digital and direct tuition platform,” Mr...

Irfan Hai, Senior Head Teacher of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, says the  2017 GreenDay event  – organised with  EBM-Papst  – is at Turner Hall,  TAFE NSW Ultimo  on Thursday 27 July. “Speakers from industry and government will share their insights on the drivers for energy efficiency for HVAC&R systems, with presentations of case studies, project insights,...

Drone Essentials is offered by TAFE NSW's Riverina Institute. The course is made up of a classroom unit, which covers theory, and a field unit, which takes students outside for some practical flying time followed by an exam. Passing the exam means the student is awarded a certificate of competency. Thomas Carberry, project officer for farming systems, said that drones have been...

Mr Olewicz upstaged a world-class field of finalists to win the Tourism and Hospitality and Catering Institute of Australia's most prestigious award, the Teacher/Trainer of the Year. "Absolutely shocked – lost for words," a humble Mr Olewicz said after receiving the award at a special ceremony in Sydney. "I was totally blown away to even be considered a finalist ...